RN-Quality Management Coordinator - Quality Resource Management
Company: CHI St. Vincent
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: January 15, 2019
Position Type: Regular Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80 Primary Location: AR > LITTLE ROCK > ST VINCENT INFIRMARY Under the direction of the Service Line Administrator for the Jack Stephens Heart Institute, the Quality Assurance (QA) Nurse Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and communication and the overall management of nursing quality. Monitors, reports, and coordinates actions related to nursing quality initiatives to promote high quality nursing care. Collaborates with ancillary departments, staff and physicians to promote appropriate patient placement and high quality nursing care. Collaborates with appropriate departments and nursing leadership for development of documentation forms and MD orders. Overall purpose is that of monitoring patient care in the JSHI by analyzing processes and procedures as follows: Review and monitor documentation in cardiology patient records to ensure that such documentation meets regulatory requirements. Monitor input into national databases (PCI and ICD registries, for example) for completeness and correctness Monitor nationally mandated quality metrics such as length of stay, appropriate care for designated cardiac conditions (acute MI, CHF) and identify problems and outliers. Monitor and report adverse patient events Review incident reports Review patient and staff complaints Perform root cause analysis of adverse events, incident reports, patient and staff complaints and identify solutions. Work closely with corresponding medical and nursing and other appropriate director in this regard. Identify safety problems, perform root cause analysis, and identify solutions. Develop and implement programs to increase quality of care and measure outcomes of such programs. Create programs that increase understanding and competence of health care staff members to ensure productivity and reduce risk. Personal qualifications: strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills, can work under pressure. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelors (BSN) in Nursing, masters degree preferred. Licensed/Registered to practice nursing in State of Arkansas. Experience: 3 years in a Health care related field. One year experience in management, quality assurance work, patient placement and/ or case management, diagnosis coding and familiarity with national data base preferred. Excellent critical thinking skills and a strong background in process management also preferred. Physical Requirements: Tasks require hand/eye coordination, ability to see, hear, smell and speak. Physical activities may include balancing, climbing, crawling, crouching, grasping, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, standing, sitting, stooping, use of fingers and repetitive movements. May be required to lift weight up to 50 lbs. and push/pull 100-150 lbs. Could be exposed to inside/outside environmental conditions, blood borne pathogens and body fluids, chemical and radiological hazards. Leadership Expectations: Demonstrate strong communication skill, both oral and written. Demonstrate interpersonal and organizational skills. Must possess strong computer skills and be skilled in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to work independently without close supervision; must have problem solving skills and be self-motivated. Additional Information Requisition ID: 2018-R0187804 Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job
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